10 Reasons Why Renting is For You!

Sure, apartments aren’t as large as single-family homes – but there are numerous reasons why apartment living is the perfect situation. From awesome amenities to hassle-free maintenance, apartment communities offer renters incredible value and a plethora of convenience for one monthly rent check.

Whether you’re thinking about downsizing or moving out on your own for the very first time, you should consider the renters lifestyle. The possibilities are endless when you choose an apartment, so what are you waiting for?

Below are 10 reasons why apartment living is the perfect situation:

1. Flexibility

There is no long-term commitment when living in an apartment. Communities typically have a six- or twelve-month lease but some offer more – which is excellent flexibility. Whether you’re looking for a job in another city or moving back to your roots, you won’t feel locked down for the long-haul and can move anytime!

2. Amenities

Salt Water Pool

Can you name one of your friends that own a home, with a swimming pool, fitness center and a billiards room inside of it? We didn’t think so! Apartment communities offer renters amazing amenities that provide continuous activities within the confines of home.

3. Easy Payments


Expenses can be very challenging when living on your own. Making monthly payments provides enough time for you to save the necessary amount for rent, while also saving for other things that are important to you. Numerous apartment communities offer online payment options too – isn’t the 21st century great?

4. Floor Plans

If you want to upgrade apartments, renting provides that option. With numerous floor plans available, apartments are easily adaptable to your ideal living situation.

5. Staying Social

Social media is a great way to stay current with community events and activities. Ask your landlord if the complex has a community Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

6. No Gym Membership

24/7 Fitness Center

Earlier in this article we mentioned the amenities apartments offer. With a gym conveniently at your complex, you can save money on a gym membership! According to Price Crossing, the average membership at a gym is $46 per month. With that being said, wouldn’t it be nice to save $552 a year?

7. No Down Payment

Moving into a home can take a toll on your bank account. Other than the initial deposit, there are hardly any major expenses associated with moving into a community.

8. Relaxation

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You work hard at your job during the week. When you’re at home, it’s time to relax and kick up your feet. With an apartment, no yard work or maintenance AND you don’t need to leave the confines of the community with all the amenities that are offered – this can also save on gas!

9. Catered to You

At the end of the day, choosing an apartment allows you to select a home that’s perfect for you! Whether your apartment is convenient to the kids’ school, work or has the interior touches you’ve been dreaming about, there are so many options and ways to choose a home!

10. Hassle-Free Living

Clogged toilet or sink that won’t drain properly? Don’t panic, maintenance is there to fix it! A majority of apartments have technicians on-site, and will come resolve the issue immediately.


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December 2, 2016

15 Reasons Why Apartment Living Is the Perfect Situation
Co-Star Group

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